Latest earthquakes in Central Asia

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The list below shows the last 150 earthquakes > M 3.5 in Central Asia as reported by the most important seismological agencies.
Central Asia = Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan
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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Southern Xinjiang, China Jul 28 13:14 4.3 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Tajikistan Jul 27 02:20 4.0 181 MAP I Felt It
USGS Roshtqal'a, Tajikistan Jul 27 02:20 4.1 190 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ashkasham, Afghanistan Jul 25 09:58 4.5 186 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Tajikistan Jul 25 09:58 4.5 179 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Afghanistan-tajikistan Border Region Jul 25 09:58 4.5 168 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Southern Xinjiang, China Jul 24 03:08 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Darya Boyi, China Jul 24 03:08 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Southern Xinjiang, China Jul 24 03:08 4.7 25 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jul 20 01:42 4.2 130 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jul 20 01:42 4.2 68 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jul 20 00:07 4.4 190 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Farkhar, Afghanistan Jul 20 00:07 4.2 208 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jul 20 00:07 4.2 200 MAP I Felt It
USGS Jarm, Afghanistan Jul 19 07:17 5.3 85 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jul 19 07:17 5.2 80 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Afghanistan-tajikistan Border Region Jul 19 07:17 5.2 84 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Northeastern Iran Jul 16 22:08 3.6 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Qiemo, China Jul 16 04:06 4.0 14 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Southern Xinjiang, China Jul 16 04:06 4.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Southern Xinjiang, China Jul 16 04:06 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Northern Iran Jul 15 00:41 3.9 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Jarm, Afghanistan Jul 13 23:51 4.1 208 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jul 13 23:51 3.9 210 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jul 13 16:23 4.8 40 MAP I Felt It
USGS Khulm, Afghanistan Jul 13 16:23 5.0 26 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jul 13 16:23 5.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Mazar e Shariff - Secousse d environ 5 secondes. Cloisons et armoires qui bougent.
  • Mazar - No Damage.
  • Mazar e Sharif - Lasted 4 to 5 seconds.
  • EMSC Western Iran Jul 12 11:20 4.2 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ashkasham, Afghanistan Jul 11 04:14 4.9 90 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Afghanistan-tajikistan Border Region Jul 11 04:14 5.0 90 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jul 11 04:14 4.9 83 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Iran Jul 11 03:10 3.6 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Xinjiang, China Jul 08 21:52 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Shache, China Jul 08 21:52 5.0 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Southern Xinjiang, China Jul 08 21:52 5.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Kashmir-xinjiang Border Region Jul 08 18:18 4.5 91 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Yilkiqi, China Jul 08 18:18 4.5 87 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Xinjiang, China Jul 08 18:18 4.5 90 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northwestern Kashmir Jul 08 15:35 4.8 80 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Northwestern Kashmir Jul 08 15:35 4.8 81 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Gakuch, Pakistan Jul 08 15:35 4.8 66 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Gilgit - Weak shaking fora about 20 seconds. No damage.
  • EMSC Northwestern Kashmir Jul 07 21:49 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Eastern Kashmir Jul 07 21:48 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Georgia Armenia Turkey Border Reg. Jul 06 23:08 3.8 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Armenia Jul 06 23:08 4.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Xinjiang, China Jul 06 04:15 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Southern Xinjiang, China Jul 06 04:15 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near The Coast Of Northern Iran Jul 05 18:52 3.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northwestern Kashmir Jul 03 20:40 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Eastern Kashmir Jul 03 20:39 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Caucasus Region, Russia Jul 03 08:27 3.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Kazakhstan Jul 02 22:57 4.2 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northeastern Iran Jul 02 05:38 3.6 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Zaqatala, Azerbaijan Jun 29 17:26 5.2 34 MAP I Felt It
  • Ucar - Very strong earthquake
  • Qovlar - craquement du toit et léger tremblement du sol
  • Terter - I was sitting down and felt a very small vibration three times. It only lasted a few seconds.
  • GEOFON Eastern Caucasus Jun 29 17:26 5.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Caucasus Region, Russia Jun 29 17:26 5.1 20 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Iran Jun 29 01:09 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Xinjiang, China Jun 29 00:55 4.5 1 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Belyashi, Russia Jun 26 21:54 4.3 42 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Kazakhstan-xinjiang Border Reg. Jun 26 21:54 4.4 17 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Russia-xinjiang Border Region Jun 26 21:54 4.5 2 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jun 24 14:52 4.6 193 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jun 24 14:52 4.6 190 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jun 24 14:52 4.6 188 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Caucasus Region, Russia Jun 24 12:36 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Namangan Shahri, Uzbekistan Jun 23 15:30 4.7 29 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Eastern Uzbekistan Jun 23 15:30 4.7 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southwestern Siberia, Russia Jun 23 05:31 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tajikistan Jun 23 00:27 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Afghanistan-tajikistan Border Region Jun 23 00:27 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Muminobod, Tajikistan Jun 23 00:27 4.6 16 MAP I Felt It
  • Темиртау - Сидел на работе в г. Темиртау, около 70 км., скрипела и шаталась, мебель, Был странный гул, пока трясло. Самое странное этот гул. Гул слышала и женщина с соседнего кабинета.
  • GEOFON Central Kazakhstan Jun 21 06:30 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Central Kazakhstan Jun 21 06:30 4.8 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • караганда - Нет
  • Abay - Очень сильно трясло, первый раз такое было за 30 моих лет. Всё заходило ходуном, с полок начали падать вещи, думал уже дом сложется, живу на 5-ом этаже, очень страшно! г.Абай (via emsc)
  • Karagandy - Землетрясение впервые в родном городе за 20 лет,которые я здесь живу. Отсутствуют крупные или средние горные массивы в регионы. (via emsc)
  • Temirtau - да, сын почувствовал землетрясение тоже, находился в доме на 3 этаже, тоже почувствовал дрожание пола у увидел раскачивание люстры (via emsc)
  • Shakhan - отключился и включился компьютер (и телевизор) (via emsc)
  • USGS Abay, Kazakhstan Jun 21 06:30 4.8 14 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southern Xinjiang, China Jun 20 19:36 4.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Luring, China Jun 19 21:24 4.1 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Xizang Jun 19 21:24 4.3 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Xizang Jun 19 21:24 4.4 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ashkasham, Afghanistan Jun 19 14:03 4.9 112 MAP I Felt It
  • Kabul - 2nd one today
  • EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jun 19 14:03 4.8 111 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Afghanistan-tajikistan Border Region Jun 19 14:03 4.9 98 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Russia-kazakhstan Border Region Jun 19 07:45 4.2 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Caucasus Region, Russia Jun 18 22:43 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jun 17 00:11 4.2 240 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Afghanistan-tajikistan Border Region Jun 17 00:11 4.3 238 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jun 14 03:58 5.6 212 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Jarm, Afghanistan Jun 14 03:58 5.4 206 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jun 14 03:58 4.7 212 MAP I Felt It
  • Bagram Air Field - No property damage. Seated in office chair, wheels moved slighly during shaking.
  • Kabul - Building was lightly shaking about 08:30 local time
  • Kabul - No damage. Fixtures on the wall and hanging swayed. Shaking lasted approximately 30-4 seconds.
  • Kabul - No damage. People sitting could feel it. People standing could not.
  • Kabul - No damage here in Kabul just very slight swaying movement felt. Things freely hanging from ceiling moving sideways made it more obvious.
  • Shymkent - Don't know about property damage but it is scary and eerie to feel a building swaying when you a near the top floors.
  • Bagram - no damage, 2 people felt it, 5 didn't
  • Jalalabad - Very weak skaking at 0830 local time.
  • Southern Kabul - You could see the water in the bottle shake and you could feel the desk sway
  • Bagram Air Field - Concrete berthing structure was lightly shaking.
  • GEOFON Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jun 14 03:58 5.6 200 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Lake Issyk Kul Region Jun 13 12:13 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Kyrgyzstan Jun 13 12:13 4.5 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Turkmenistan-iran Border Region Jun 13 09:12 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Iran Jun 13 09:12 4.4 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northwestern Iran Jun 11 13:57 3.8 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Iran Jun 10 21:28 3.6 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Kazakhstan-xinjiang Border Reg. Jun 10 00:12 4.5 1 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Zharkent, Kazakhstan Jun 09 13:34 4.8 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Northern Xinjiang, China Jun 09 13:34 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Xinjiang, China Jun 09 13:34 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jun 08 09:27 4.4 189 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Jarm, Afghanistan Jun 08 09:27 4.3 203 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jun 08 09:27 4.3 200 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Caspian Sea, Offshr Turkmenistan Jun 07 06:05 5.6 50 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Artyom, Azerbaijan Jun 07 06:05 5.5 12 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Caspian Sea Jun 07 06:05 5.2 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Iran Jun 06 12:54 3.9 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Afghanistan-tajikistan Border Region Jun 06 06:20 4.3 221 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jun 06 06:20 4.2 218 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Jarm, Afghanistan Jun 06 06:20 4.3 221 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Kyrgyzstan Jun 06 01:40 4.2 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Xizang-qinghai Border Region Jun 06 00:16 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Xizang Jun 06 00:16 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Pubu, China Jun 06 00:16 4.5 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iran-iraq Border Region Jun 03 19:54 3.8 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Farkhar, Afghanistan Jun 03 18:00 4.6 142 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jun 03 18:00 4.6 139 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jun 03 18:00 4.5 139 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Caucasus Region, Russia Jun 02 08:07 4.5 2 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Eastern Caucasus Jun 02 08:07 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kalinovskaya, Russia Jun 02 08:07 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Iran Jun 01 18:38 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Farkhar, Afghanistan Jun 01 12:25 4.6 212 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jun 01 12:25 4.5 208 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jun 01 12:25 4.8 206 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Kazakhstan-xinjiang Border Reg. May 31 08:12 4.5 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Caspian Sea May 30 01:32 3.6 57 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Caspian Sea, Offshore Azerbaijan May 29 13:13 3.6 30 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Kyrgyzstan May 28 02:26 4.6 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southern Xinjiang, China May 27 02:34 4.4 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Southern Xinjiang, China May 27 01:00 4.4 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Armenia May 26 10:57 4.0 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Farkhar, Afghanistan May 26 00:43 4.0 151 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan May 26 00:43 4.0 144 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan May 25 13:55 4.0 172 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan May 25 13:55 4.2 188 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Farkhar, Afghanistan May 25 13:55 4.4 188 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Afghanistan-tajikistan Border Region May 24 00:58 4.2 208 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan May 24 00:58 4.2 208 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan May 21 14:47 4.6 71 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Jarm, Afghanistan May 21 14:47 4.6 67 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan May 21 14:47 4.6 70 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Turkmenistan May 21 07:25 3.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southern Xinjiang, China May 21 00:18 4.1 300 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan May 19 09:01 4.0 189 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan May 19 09:01 4.0 189 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Tajikistan May 13 20:44 4.1 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Tajikistan May 13 20:44 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Kyrgyzstan May 13 01:18 4.2 1 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Western Iran May 12 20:45 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Iran May 12 20:45 3.8 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Jarm, Afghanistan May 10 23:23 4.2 200 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan May 10 23:23 4.2 200 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Northern And Central Iran May 10 22:04 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Amol, Iran May 10 22:04 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Iran May 10 22:04 4.1 9 MAP I Felt It INFO

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET


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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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